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Straw-headed Bulbul

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Pycnonotus zeylanicus
Photo by jweeyhLocation:  Catchment area, Singapore
Photo by jweeyh
Location: Catchment area, Singapore


[edit] Identification

28cm. Olive-brown upperparts and streaky underparts. It has an orangey cap, a black moustache and black stripe through and below the eye. Iris - reddish; bill - black; feet - dark brown. Sexes similar.

[edit] Distribution

Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma, and Singapore.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Habitat

Forest and forest edge, often in marshy reed bed areas, near rivers or swamps.

[edit] Behaviour

The diet includes fruits and insects.

They build cup-shaped nests in trees made of vines, small twigs and grass. 2 eggs are laid.

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